xfdesktop changes ?

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Jan 13 00:33:43 CET 2009

Juha wrote:
> Hi !
> I noticed the following changed behaviours in xfdesktop.
> Would be nice to know if those are BUGs or intended to work
> as they work now.
> 1) It is not possible to get applications menu anymore with right
>    button. I tried "Desktop setting -> Menus -> Desktop Menu ->
>    Show application menu on desktop right click", but that does
>    not seem to change anything anymore. (Application menu works
>    normally from the panel plugin)

The apps menu is now a submenu of the desktop context menu when 
file/launcher icons are enabled.

> 2) "Desktop setting -> Icons -> Appearance -> Icon type" setting causes
>    the right menu disappear totally if something else than
>    "File/launcher icons" is selected.

Works fine here.

I'm going to guess, though: you don't have libxfce4menu installed, or 
the version you have installed is too old.  configure output should help 
you figure it out.


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